Williston, Tennessee

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Williston, Tennessee
City
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Location of Williston, Tennessee
Location of Williston, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°9′32″N 89°22′24″W / 35.15889°N 89.37333°W / 35.15889; -89.37333Coordinates: 35°9′32″N 89°22′24″W / 35.15889°N 89.37333°W / 35.15889; -89.37333
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Fayette
Incorporated 1970[1]
Named for Henry Willis, early resident[2]
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 502 ft (153 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 341
 • Density 210.7/sq mi (81.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38076
Area code(s) 901
FIPS code 47-81020[3]
GNIS feature ID 1304614[4]

Williston is a city in Fayette County, Tennessee. The population was 341 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Williston is located at 35°9′32″N 89°22′24″W / 35.15889°N 89.37333°W / 35.15889; -89.37333 (35.158955, -89.373328)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 395
1990 427 8.1%
2000 341 −20.1%
2010 395 15.8%
Est. 2012 392 −0.8%
Sources:[6][7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 341 people, 122 households, and 91 families residing in the city. The population density was 210.7 people per square mile (81.3/km²). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 79.7 per square mile (30.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 64.81% White, 33.43% African American, 0.59% Asian, 0.59% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.29% of the population.

There were 122 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 18.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 78.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,625, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $30,729 versus $26,719 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,514. About 8.6% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tennessee Blue Book, 2005-2006, pp. 618-625.
  2. ^ Larry Miller, Tennessee Place Names (Indiana University Press, 2001), p. 224.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  7. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 

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